Isak Dinesen


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Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962)

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Pale green walls set off the dark furniture, such as Wilhelm Dinesen's mahogany desk, the Isak Dinesen pseudonym erasing the gender difference between father and daughter, with an ironic twist: Isak means laughter.
These thematic elements transcend language and culture: one finds as much spiritual/religious contrary-ism in Isak Dinesen as there is in Nathaniel Hawthorne.
A story can save a life, in other words: and this is the positive conclusion of the older Isak Dinesen who (as we will see in section two) knows the truth about earlier attempts to compel one's life in a direction ordered by story but can conclude in the end that "[a]ll sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them.
Jensen, Isak Dinesen, Axel Jensen, Carsten Jensen, and Erlend Loe.
In her book Out of Africa, the Danish writer Isak Dinesen writes of being taken up in an airplane for the first time and peering down at the Kenyan landscape.
obsequiado de sifilis por Laura de Lauris; el cuentitsta frances Guy de Maupassant, Stendhal, el poeta ingles Lord Byron, el irlandes James joyce, los <<malditos>> franceses libertinos Arthur Rimbaud, Paul Verlaine y Charles Baudelaire, la danesa Karen Blixen--mejor conocida como Isak Dinesen, quien fue contagiada por su marido, el baron Bror Blixen-Finecke--y William S.
They can take to heart the words of Danish author Isak Dinesen, who said in Out of Africa, "God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.
Isak Dinesen, Babette's Feast (New York: Random House, 1974), 12.
A Northern European compatriot of Etty's, Isak Dinesen, writing later in the twentieth century, seems to share her and Rilke's conviction that ours is a time of trans-personal renewal.
In Silences, Olsen observed that until recently most distinguished literary achievement had come from childless women: Willa Cather, Ellen Glasgow, Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Bowen, Katherine Mansfield, Isak Dinesen, Katherine Anne Porter, Dorothy Richardson, and others.
Based on a story by Isak Dinesen about two elderly Danish sisters who take in a French refugee, the film won a best foreign film Oscar.
Allen stops the Rockies on two hits, keeping them off-balance with a combination of cut fastballs and Isak Dinesen references.
Or, on a European jaunt, trying to turn on Isak Dinesen, who just says no, and Samuel Beckett, who won't even see him.
In their passing, these fish put me in mind of what Isak Dinesen said about elephants.
There's no shying away from who was responsible for partially marring the young ambitions and aspirations of several writers: Katherine Mansfield and Isak Dinesen both suffered from sexually transmitted disease; Rebecca West bore H.